| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Is there any book so derided as being antiquated and irrelevant, and that remains so contemporary and pertinent as the never really Old Testament? For once again, for the third time in less than a decade, the Israelis stand at the gates of Gaza, the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
At last, an Obama administration official has come out in favor of a fence. He promises it will bring security to people on both sides of the border.
Unfortunately, Philip Gordon, National Security Council coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:53 AM
El primer ministro israelí Benjamin Netanyahu advirtió el domingo que no debe haber prisa para reconocer a un gobierno palestino que se anunciará bajo un pacto de unidad entre los grupos Fatah y Hamas.
Israel y Occidente clasifican a Hamas como una...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Obama administration has angered Israel by saying that it will continue to work with, and provide assistance to, the Palestinian Authority even after a reconciliation between President Mahmoud Abbas and the Islamist movement Hamas. But the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:00 PM
A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip slammed into a main road in southern Israel on Wednesday morning, causing damage but no injuries, according to Israeli military reports.
It was the first such fire since the new Palestinian government was sworn in last...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:41 AM
GAZA CITY -- The two main rival factions of Palestinian politics and society announced a reconciliation deal Wednesday that would mend a seven-year rift by forming a unity government and holding new elections.
Following two days of discussions between...
| May 29, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday asked his current prime minister to form the transitional unity government after his Fatah party and the Islamist Hamas movement agreed last month to end their seven-year estrangement.
| May 31, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that a coalition government to be formed by his Fatah party and its rival, the militant group Hamas, will be sworn in Monday.
The new government will adopt his political program, Abbas said,...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:29 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Seeking to calm critics of his reconciliation efforts with the militant Hamas group, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday the unity government he plans to head will renounce violence and recognize Israel....
| Apr 27, 2014
| 5:11 PM
At a time when the Middle East peace process appears stymied, Israel received an unexpected olive branch when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas denounced the Holocaust and expressed sympathy with its victims.
But Israeli Prime Minister...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Tuesday's deadline came and went without a "framework" for an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, let alone the "final status" deal that Secretary of State John F. Kerry originally hoped to deliver this week. The breakdown in the negotiations...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:00 AM
In "Bethlehem," Israel's submission to the recent Academy Awards for the foreign language Oscar, first-time filmmaker Yuval Adler views entrenched political tensions through the template of a police procedural. Focusing on an Israeli intelligence agent...